European explorers and traders may have arrived in the Maryland Piedmont region as early as 1715, and the earliest land surveys were conducted in Frederick county in the 1720s. These transactions were primarily land speculation ventures that were subdivided and leased or sold to tenants. more...
Some of the individuals involved in early settlement of the Monocacy region are highlighted above.
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Amphibians play an important role in the stability and diversity of the park's ecosystem. The American Toad is one of the many different types of amphibians that can be found while hiking some of the streamside trails at the park. More...